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Category: Youth

Good Schools Equal Better Health for Low-income Teens

For disadvantaged teens getting into good schools could mean more than a leg-up in academics: it could open the door to better health.
categories EducationHealthYouth

What Does the Affordable Care Act Mean for Back-to-School?

All insurance plans are required to cover recommended vaccinations at no additional cost.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Clear Skies and Lemonade Stands: Summer in Alhambra

Alhambra Source readers sent us fun and artsy photos of summertime in Alhambra. Send photos of your favorite summer moments to editor@alhambrasource.org!
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsYouth

Online Program Widens Access to UC for High School Students

The UC Scout online learning program is designed to open college-prep courses to high school students who otherwise lack access through their individual schools.
categories EducationYouth

What Do Alhambrans Eat on the Fourth of July?

Young people from Alhambra share family recipes and traditions, such as a golden-brown fried tilapia, a freshly cut cactus paddle salad, and a sushi-flavored homemade chunky salsa!
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsFoodYouth

Flagging Kids In Early Grades as "At Risk" — Does It Help or Harm?

Long before students have even entered ninth grade, teachers are looking at data to determine which kids are most likely to drop out.
categories EducationYouth

Nonprofit Geared Toward Empowering Asian Americans Kicks Off Leadership Academy

Participants in the Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment's 2014 Leadership Academy will intern for a politician and learn civic engagement practices.
categories EducationPoliticsYouth

New Grads Step Into a World of Debt

Outstanding student debt across the United States has reached $1.2 trillion, increasing at a faster rate than mortgages and auto loans.
categories EconomyEducationYouth

DACA Students' Right to Medi-Cal Routinely Rejected

A slew of challenges — including onerous paperwork and ignorance among healthcare workers — has kept numerous DACA students from getting a Medi-Cal card.
categories HealthImmigrationPoliticsYouth

When Mom Wants You to Go to College But Can’t Help You Get There

The financial aid process is hard to navigate, but for low-income and immigrant parents and their children, it can feel impossible.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsYouth
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